Tag: Virgin Blue

Jetstar emergency landing in Guam
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Jetstar emergency landing in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2016

A Jetstar Airways flight JQ12 with 320 people onboard, which was flying from Tokyo to Australia’s Gold Coast, has made ... Read More

Australian carriers volunteer to pay carbon tax
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Australian carriers volunteer to pay carbon tax

editor editor- October 10, 2011

Qantas, Virgin Blue and other Australian airlines will voluntarily pay the carbon tax after lobbying to be included in the ... Read More

Virgin Blue rebrands its operations Virgin Australia
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Virgin Blue rebrands its operations Virgin Australia

editor editor- May 4, 2011

Virgin Blue will rebrand its operations Virgin Australia today and immediately take the battle to its bigger competitor with the ... Read More

Down under airfares going up
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Down under airfares going up

editor editor- March 15, 2011

Virging Blue has followed on the heels of Qantas and Air New Zealand in raising fuel surcharges by as much ... Read More

Virgin Blue unveils glam new look for flight attendants and crew
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Virgin Blue unveils glam new look for flight attendants and crew

editor editor- February 24, 2011

Australian icon and business woman Elle Macpherson launched Virgin Blue’s sophisticated new uniform joined by 60 of Virgin Blue’s own ... Read More

Virgin Blue and Skywest to create regional network
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Virgin Blue and Skywest to create regional network

editor editor- January 11, 2011

SYDNEY - Virgin Blue Group and Skywest airlines today signed a 10 year strategic alliance to service regional Australia with ... Read More

Virgin America and Virgin Blue crew exchange takes Off
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Virgin America and Virgin Blue crew exchange takes Off

editor editor- December 15, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO - Virgin America, the California-based airline, announces it is welcoming Virgin Blue crew members to its award-winning in-flight ... Read More

Virgin Blue computer problems to cause more delays
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Virgin Blue computer problems to cause more delays

editor editor- October 4, 2010

While Virgin Blue races to fix its ongoing computer problems, more delays for airline's passengers expected this week. Read More

Interim authorization given to Etihad Airways and Virgin Blue alliance
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Interim authorization given to Etihad Airways and Virgin Blue alliance

editor editor- September 23, 2010

Airfares for new services between Australia and Abu Dhabi will go on sale from 1 October as interim authorisation was ... Read More

Feds give thumbs down to Delta-Virgin Blue alliance
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Feds give thumbs down to Delta-Virgin Blue alliance

editor editor- September 9, 2010

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday gave a thumbs down to plans by Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd. and Delta ... Read More

Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue seek regulatory permission for trans-Tasman alliance
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Air New Zealand and Virgin Blue seek regulatory permission for trans-Tasman alliance

editor editor- May 4, 2010

Air New Zealand intends to throw the reverse engines on transtasman domination by the Qantas-Jetstar duo with its proposed tie-up ... Read More

Virgin Blue buying 105 new Boeing aircraft
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Virgin Blue buying 105 new Boeing aircraft

editor editor- April 2, 2010

Australian airline Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd will purchase up to 105 new Boeing 737 aircraft over a six-year period to ... Read More

Virgin Blue names John Borghetti new CFO
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Virgin Blue names John Borghetti new CFO

editor editor- March 3, 2010

Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd., Australia’s second-largest airline, hired John Borghetti as its next chief executive officer, a year after he ... Read More

Virgin Blue ‘loses’ disabled passenger
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Virgin Blue ‘loses’ disabled passenger

editor editor- December 24, 2009

Australia's disability watchdog has renewed calls for the power to prosecute airlines that fail disabled travellers, following an incident in ... Read More

Virgin Blue-Delta joint venture approved by Australian regulators
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Virgin Blue-Delta joint venture approved by Australian regulators

editor editor- December 11, 2009

Australian regulators have approved a joint venture between Delta Air lines Inc. Read More

Listeria link found in Virgin Blue’s food poisonings
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Listeria link found in Virgin Blue’s food poisonings

editor editor- August 24, 2009

A listeria outbreak on Virgin Blue flights that forced two pregnant women into premature labour has been traced back to ... Read More

Emirates and Virgin Blue join hands
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Emirates and Virgin Blue join hands

editor editor- July 30, 2009

Emirates and Virgin Blue airlines have teamed up to launch the Emirates Visit Australia Pass allowing unprecedented access Down Under. Read More

Australia’s most popular airline
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Australia’s most popular airline

editor editor- April 3, 2009

Virgin Blue has been voted Australia's best overall airline in a poll of more than four thousand recent flyers by ... Read More

Airline moves threatening tourism
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Airline moves threatening tourism

editor editor- June 10, 2008

Queensland's tourism industry is bracing itself for more bad news after Virgin Blue's chief hinted that flights may be cut ... Read More

Virgin Blue profit falls 8.8 percent
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Virgin Blue profit falls 8.8 percent

editor editor- February 21, 2008

SYDNEY, Australia — Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd. said Wednesday that net profit for the six months to Dec. 31 fell ... Read More

Pilot predicts airline ‘bloodbath’
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Pilot predicts airline ‘bloodbath’

editor editor- February 14, 2008

Regional travel will become more difficult as the drastic pilot shortage leads to cuts in routes, with predictions of a ... Read More

Talks spell ‘V’ for victory for Virgin Blue
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Talks spell ‘V’ for victory for Virgin Blue

editor editor- February 11, 2008

AUSTRALIA and the US could sign an "open skies" agreement this week that will give Virgin Blue clearance to launch ... Read More